First Look at Sir Ian McKellen as ‘Mr. Holmes’

It’s fair to say that Sir Ian McKellen is generally thought of an actor who establishes iconic roles, rather than following in the footsteps of others. But the legendary thesp is making an exception for his next film project, in ...

'Broadchurch,' 'Orphan Black' Renewed by BBC AMERICA

BBC AMERICA has been making some news out at this year’s Television Critics Association event: they have officially announced the long-awaited renewals for Broadchurch (for a second season) and Orphan Black (for its third), both ...

Emma Watson Named U.N. Ambassador

Emma Watson doesn’t waste any time: she has already updated her Twitter profile to: “British actress, Goodwill Ambassador for U.N. Women.”

Frank Cottrell Boyce: Who is ‘Doctor Who’s Newest Writer?

Last week, the BBC confirmed the identity of the final writer to contribute a script for Season 8 of Doctor Who. Liverpool-born author Frank Cottrell Boyce will write the tenth episode of the season, and represents perhaps the most ...

The First Royal Online Chat

First the British Monarchy gets a Twitter handle and now the Princes are hosting live chats from Buckingham Palace.

5 Rules Americans Should Know Before Visiting London

The cast of Bravo’s hit docu-series Ladies of London will be joining our sister blog Mind the Gap (@MindTheGap_BBCA) on Twitter for an hour-long #MindTheChat today (July 9) at 2 pm ET. The series follows British socialites, ...

WATCH: Sir Paul McCartney Helps Two Fans Get Engaged

Having only just resumed his “Out There” world tour in Albany, New York following a two-month absence due to illness, you’d think Sir Paul McCartney might settle for a quiet time of it. Instead, however, the legendary ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Two Hearts Edition

There’s just over a month-and-a-half until Doctor Who returns to television screens worldwide with the premiere of Season 8 and the first full stories starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor—and the BBC have been ramping ...

John Cleese to Star in 'Baywatch' Parody

Word on the internet is that John Cleese (Fawlty Towers, Monty Python) has signed on to star as a British villain in a parody movie revolving around the American cult favorite Baywatch, reports The Guardian.

WATCH: Karen Gillan in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

We’re edging ever closer to the August 1 release date of Guardians of the Galaxy, the upcoming Marvel Comics blockbuster film that co-stars Karen Gillan in a major and somewhat villainous role, and that means it’s time for ...